Merger talks in the American newspaper world

The two largest US newspaper publishers may stick together. The Wall Street Journal reports based on insiders that Gannett, known from the USA Today newspaper, has recently had merger talks with GateHouse Media, owner of more than a hundred…

SoftBank fund uses Uber interest for loan

Vision Fund, the investment fund of the Japanese technology group SoftBank, wants to borrow $ 4 billion with its interests in companies like Uber as collateral. That writes business newspaper Financial Times (FT) based on insiders. One of…

NXP takes Marvel branch company

The chip company NXP Semiconductors buys the Wi-Fi branch from its counterpart Marvell. This also includes the Bluetooth activities. The NXP, which is listed on the New York stock exchange, accounts for just under 1.8 billion dollars in…

Aviation affected by keeping 737 MAX fleet grounded

Global aviation is starting to feel the effects of keeping the Boeing 737 MAX on the ground. Director-General Alexandre de Juniac of the IATA trade association said so. The association of airlines is preparing a meeting between aviation…

Altice USA wants to offer mobile services

Altice USA, the American branch of the telecom and cable company Altice, listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange, will offer mobile services in the United States. The Wall Street Journal Business newspaper knows from sources that the service…

Samsung supplies fewer batteries to Volkswagen

Volkswagen should tinker with its plan to invest 50 billion euros in batteries for electric cars. An expected supply agreement with Samsung is in question, which means that the German car giant can probably purchase fewer batteries from the…

Google adds group support to the Duo app

Google has provided its video chat app Duo with the option of video calling with up to eight people at a time. Group conversation is available for the Android and iOS app, the company has announced on its blog. Duo was released by Google in…